dendritical

dendritic

[den-drit-ik]
adjective
1.
formed or marked like a dendrite.
2.
of a branching form; arborescent.
Also, dendritical.


Origin:
1795–1805; dendrite + -ic

dendritically, adverb
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dendrite (ˈdɛndraɪt)
 
n
1.  Also called: dendron any of the short branched threadlike extensions of a nerve cell, which conduct impulses towards the cell body
2.  a branching mosslike crystalline structure in some rocks and minerals
3.  a crystal that has branched during growth and has a treelike form
 
[C18: from Greek dendritēs relating to a tree]
 
dendritic
 
adj
 
den'dritical
 
adj
 
den'dritically
 
adv

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dendritic
1816, from dendrite.
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dendritic den·drit·ic (děn-drĭt'ĭk)
adj.
Relating to the dendrites of nerve cells.

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